Category Archives: Theatre

Drama is life with the dull bits cut out. — Alfred Hitchcock

Iphigenia in Tauris

By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe English translation by Roy Pascal Directed by Pamela Schermann Presented by the Rose Playhouse on 27 June 2015 “Have only men a right to heroic deeds? Can they alone embrace the impossible?” Iphigenia, daughter of Agamemnon, … Continue reading

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One Arm

By Tennessee Williams Adapted by Moisés Kaufman Directed by Josh Seymour Presented by Alex Turner at the Southwark Playhouse on 27 June 2015 I been all over this country and gotten to know many people. I’ve forgotten most of ‘em but … Continue reading

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A Lady of Letters and Bed Among the Lentils

By Alan Bennett Presented by the Library Theatre Touring Company at Threlkeld Village Hall on 19 June 2015 A performance of two of Alan Bennett’s iconic monologues, “Talking Heads” by the Library Theatre Touring Company, starring Deborah Kelly. In A Lady … Continue reading

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The Lady of the Lake

By Benjamin Askew Directed by Mary Papadima Presented by the Theatre by the Lake on 18 June 2015 The glorious reign of King Arthur is drawing to a close. Having lost most of his lands to the Saxons and the love … Continue reading

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Mister Paradise and Suddenly Last Summer

By Tennessee Williams Directed by Mary Papadima Presented by the Theatre by the Lake on 16 June 2015 A poet in search of God. A doctor in search of the truth. A woman who witnessed the unspeakable and a mother who … Continue reading

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The 39 Steps

By John Buchan and Alfred Hitchcock Adapted by Patrick Barlow Directed by Abigail Anderson Presented by the Theatre by the Lake on 15 June 2015 Follow the incredible adventures of our handsome hero Richard Hannay — complete with pencil moustache on … Continue reading

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The Two Noble Kinsmen

By William Shakespeare and John Fletcher Directed by David Cottis Presented by Instant Classics at the White Bear Theatre on 11 June 2015 and 23 June 2015 The award-winning Instant Classics theatre company return to the White Bear with Shakespeare’s most rarely-performed … Continue reading

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Inigo

Written and directed by Jonathan Moore Presented by Pleasance London on 10 June 2015 What does it mean to believe in something? What does it cost? Spain. Sixteenth century. The inquisition. Political hysteria. After a conversion experience, everything changes. We follow … Continue reading

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King John

By William Shakespeare Directed by James Dacre Presented by the Globe Theatre on 9 June 2015 Richard the Lionheart is dead. His less than heroic brother, John, is determined to keep his grasp on the English throne, in spite of the … Continue reading

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When We Dead Awaken

By Henrik Ibsen Directed by Nathalie Adlam Adapted and presented by Les Foules at the Space Theatre on 28 May 2015 “When we dead awaken…. We see that we have never lived.” Written at the dawn of the 20th century, Ibsen’s … Continue reading

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